In a letter written from inside a correctional facility, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez who is accused of first-degree murder writes that God has a plan for him and that something positive will happen as the result of his circumstance.
As gay couples made final preparations for marriages to be held on Thursday in Rhode Island and Minnesota when the states become the 12th and 13th in the U.S., along with the District of Columbia, to allow same-sex marriage, a religious liberty law group advised officials that they do not have to personally issue marriage licenses to same-sex applicants.
A Nashville-based Christian organization that equips orphans and impoverished aspiring musicians in the developing world with quality instruments says the gift of music alleviates "poverty of the soul."
A growing number of Christians, and especially religious liberty advocates, are voicing serious concern that publicly expressing the biblical belief that marriage is defined as being between one man and one woman will be classified as "hate speech."
For Tim Tebow it's a new team and a new season but the same drama when it comes to NFL analysts scrutinizing his every move – this time with the New England Patriots during training camp.
Seattle-based Mars Hill Church pastor Mark Driscoll announced plans for a 15th regional church in Phoenix to be launched to the sometime in late January or early February of next year.
Pastor Rick Warren, author of the best-selling book, The Purpose Driven Life, and his wife, Kay, spoke about their grief after the loss of their son, Matthew, and their unfailing hope in God during the Saddleback Church founders' first time back at the pulpit since their son's suicide nearly four months ago.
Hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered for rallies for and against the Egyptian army's overthrow of former President Mohamed Morsi in several parts of Egypt Friday as the ousted leader was officially placed under investigation for murder. As of Saturday morning, dozens of people were confirmed dead and hundreds wounded.
A group whose focus is to wipe expressions of religion from the public square in the U.S. is attempting to stop Cullman County Schools in Alabama from conducting a prayer caravan that includes school district leaders stopping to pray at each school in early August. The atheist and "free thinkers" group is also asking the district to stop daily recitation of the Lord's Prayer over the schools' loudspeaker every morning.
A leader from the National Religious Broadcasters association is concerned that an upcoming reality show called "Preachers of L.A." where lavish lifestyles are expected to be showcased will create an IRS backlash and bring unwarranted targeting on legitimate Christian ministries.
The National Religious Broadcasters association plans to host a conference focused on the issues, concerns, and opportunities facing media professionals involved in Christian ministry, broadcasting, and electronic media that is planned for next month in Plano, Texas.
Four Dallas Theological Seminary graduates who formed a non-profit publishing group aimed at closing the ever-widening gap in biblical understanding between scholars and laymen, recently released their fourth installment in a series of Bible studies through the 66 books of the Bible. The publishers say that "Philippians: Displaying God in Godless Times" encourages Christians to do what they were called on to do during Biblical times – live out their faith in a primarily secular society.
With 'Afghanistan's Got Talent' Coming Soon, Islamic Parliamentarian Vows Jihad Against Talent, Reality Shows
An Islamic parliamentarian in Afghanistan warns that he will start a jihad against shows such as the planned "Afghanistan's Got Talent" and already existing shows of similar nature because of an unwanted Western influence upon the country.
Evangelist Greg Laurie believes that God is going to use Pastor Levi Lusko of Fresh Life Church in Montana in a powerful way in the coming years. "Levi is, when it's all said and done, a Bible expositor," Laurie told The Christian Post recently. "Yet, his style is so engaging, relevant, and humorous, people might not catch that right away.
Pope Francis arrived in Brazil on Monday, ahead of World Youth Day events where as many as 2.5 million people are expected to participate. The Roman Catholic Church's leader began his first trip abroad with an open-air drive through Rio Janeiro's historic center.
American Evangelist Arrested in London Says He Preached on All Sexual Immorality, Not Just Homosexuality
Tony Miano, the street evangelist arrested in downtown Wimbledon earlier this month for his alleged hate speech against homosexuals, said he did not specifically single out the sin of homosexuality.
"God is not a racist," says theologian and Christian philosopher Dr. William Lane Craig in response to an Ivy League professor's controversial blog post in which she argues that George Zimmerman's acquittal is reason to believe her god is different from white America's god.
A Christian publishing organization along with a fellowship association are partnering together this week to make as big an impact as possible at Comic-Con International in San Diego, billed as the largest pop-culture entertainment event in the world.
A mass distribution of one million books to children in the Philippines as part of a larger campaign to reach two million Filipino children with the Gospel this school year has begun, say organizers at Child Evangelism Fellowship. The goal exceeds last year's success when 1.6 million children heard the Gospel.
A Birmingham, Ala., pastor outraged over the George Zimmerman not guilty verdict expressed his anger publicly by posting his opinion on a church sign.
Christian magicians are rising to defend themselves against assertions made by a Christian Post columnist that the performance of magic may involve the occult.
The California Supreme Court on Monday turned down a request by Prop. 8 proponents to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Bishop T.D. Jakes of The Potter's House in Dallas was admittedly shocked by the not guilty verdict given Saturday evening in the George Zimmerman case, and broke away from his normal message during the majority of the worship service on Sunday to discuss the case from the church's stage.
A Sunday school program for at-risk youth can resume meeting in a public park in East Baton Rouge, La., said a religious liberty law group on Friday after a ruling on a lawsuit it filed last year was made public.
Attorneys representing the official proponents of Proposition 8, a California voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, asked the state's Supreme Court Friday to order county clerks to enforce the state's marriage amendment, essentially asking to stop same-sex weddings.